CMN News

A Fruitful Year for CMN: 2013 In Review

A Fruitful Year for CMN: 2013 In Review

- December 15, 2013 - Catholic Mobilizing Network to End the Use of the Death Penalty (CMN) lifted the Catholic voice for life in 2013! With support from state Catholic conferences, the Congregation of St. Joseph, the USCCB, and many... MORE

Matching Grant Update: Two Weeks To Go!

Matching Grant Update: Two Weeks To Go!

- December 15, 2013 - Cardinal McCarrick announced his pledge to donate $1,000 to the Catholic Mobilizing Network from his private funds. With just two weeks until the end of the year, CMN supporters are chipping in with donations of... MORE

Stories of Prayer Needed for New Book: Proceeds to Benefit CMN

Stories of Prayer Needed for New Book: Proceeds to Benefit CMN

By Patricia Proctor, Author - December 15, 2013 - The hidden force behind all social action is prayer. It strengthens trembling knees and overcomes immobilizing fears that hinder speaking and acting boldly for the aid of another. A new book... MORE

An Invitation from Sr. Helen Prejean

Dear Educators and Faith Leaders, I invite you to join me in bringing my book, Dead Man Walking, to new generation. This book sparked a national debate on the death penalty in America, and it is just as relevant today... MORE

Nebraskan Bishops Support Legislation to End the Death Penalty

Nebraskan Bishops Support Legislation to End the Death Penalty

By Jim Cunningham, Nebraska Catholic Conference Executive Director - November 15, 2013 - Last March, testimony in support of a legislative bill (LB 543) that would end the death penalty in Nebraska was presented on behalf of Archbishop George Lucas... MORE

Nebraska Doesn't Want Or Deserve the Death Penalty

Nebraska Doesn’t Want Or Deserve the Death Penalty

By Effie Caldarola, Field Organizer, Nebraskans for Alternatives to the Death Penalty - November 15, 2013 With momentum for ending the death penalty building nationwide, Nebraska is fighting to join the groundswell. During the 2013 legislative session, Nebraska had enough... MORE

Matching Grant Campaign Passes Halfway Mark

Matching Grant Campaign Passes Halfway Mark

- November 15, 2013 - “I’m proud to donate because CMN has given life to the bishops campaign to end the use of the death penalty. Thank you!” Since the Catholic Mobilizing Network announced our $50,000 matching grant challenge in... MORE

Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies and CMN Sponsor Conference

Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies and CMN Sponsor Conference

- November 15, 2013 - Experts and advocates presented to more than 150 attendees at “Where Justice and Mercy Meet: Catholic Opposition to the Death penalty,” sponsored by CMN and Catholic University’s Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies, Saturday,... MORE

An Update from “Death Penalty Discourse”

By Sister Helen Prejean, CSJ, Author and Pro-Life Activist - November 15, 2013 - I am headlong into my regular Fall routine of speaking to groups across the country. I’ve just returned from Ireland and Scotland, two countries that no... MORE

Faith Community Central to Delaware Repeal Efforts

Faith Community Central to Delaware Repeal Efforts

- October 16, 2013 - By Anna Schuck, Communications Director for Delaware Repeal Sister Helen Prejean was working with poor communities in Louisiana when she was asked to correspond with a death row inmate Patrick Sonnier. She never knew that... MORE